The minor in public health epidemiology is designed to introduce students to the application of epidemiological methods to real world public health challenges and research. After completing the two required courses, students may select three courses from the list of elective courses below.
Eligibility and Application Procedure
- Students enrolled in baccalaureate programs at Indiana University or other accredited colleges or universities who are in good academic standing may pursue the minor in epidemiology.
- Students must declare their intention to receive a minor by completing an application. Students may contact the undergraduate academic advisor in the Fairbanks School of Public Health at (317) 278-0753 if there are any questions associated with the minor or minor application. This application should be completed when the student completes an application for graduation of the baccalaureate degree.
- Students who successfully complete the requirements for the epidemiology minor with a 2.5 GPA or above as well as a grade of “C” or better in all courses credited to the minor will have the minor conferred with their baccalaureate degree.
- Required Courses
Take two courses for a total of six credits
- PBHL-E109 Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)
- PBHL-E322 Principles of Epidemiology (3 credits)
- Elective Courses
Take three courses for a total of nine credits
- PBHL-E210 Zombie Apocalypse and Other Doomsday Infections (3 credits)
- PBHL-E323 Chasing Disease: Field Epidemiology (3 credits)
- PBHL-P300 Buzzed and Stoned: The Epidemiology of Substance Abuse (3 credits)
- PBHL-E335 The Lurking Pandemic: Chronic Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
Ready to Get Started?
Students must declare their intention to receive a minor by completing the application for minor form. This application should be completed at the same time you complete the application for graduation for your baccalaureate degree. Apply for a minor from the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health by completing the application for a minor form and emailing it to Karen Looper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternative accessible formats of the application can be obtained upon request by contacting .